The government will support the sector with 5 billion dirhams

The Council of Government of this Thursday, November 10, 2022, chaired by the Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch, was mainly focused or devoted to the presentation of the 2022-2026 roadmap for the reform of the education system.

The latter includes “12 commitments for a quality public school for all”, indicated the Minister Delegate in charge of Relations with Parliament, government spokesperson, Mustapha Baitas, opening the weekly press conference at the end of the Government Council. .

Recalling that a press conference by the supervisory authority would be held for this purpose, the Minister also mentioned draft decrees as well as a certain number of draft legal texts and proposals for appointment to high-level positions in accordance with Article 92 of the Constitution, approved by the Executive.

In response to a question relating to transport and the unease in this area as a result of soaring fuel prices, Mustapha Baitas indicated that ” the government, which had recently decided to grant new support to professionals in the road transport sector, had already disbursed so far (September 28 – sixth part of the additional exceptional subsidy) some 3.5 billion dirhams and that this sum should reach five billion by the end of the current financial year”.

Not enough, however, to convince the carriers who to this day are still brandishing their threat to strike.

This support, added the Minister comes in addition to those granted by the Government to other sectors such as tourism, agriculture, etc. who have benefited from these measures and decisions”.

This is, according to the government spokesperson, “actions that international institutions like the IMF have praised”.

And to add that “these measures were not taken in an anarchic way but carefully thought outfor he said, one cannot distribute means to the needy and to the other affluent. We have to make a choice and stay in the spirit of our Constitution which is above all, solidarity “.

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